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By M. Patrick Hendrix

In 1829, development started on a citadel atop a rock formation within the mouth of Charleston Harbor. many years later, castle Sumter used to be close to finishing touch on December 26, 1860, while significant Robert Anderson occupied it in line with the starting to be hostilities among the North and South. As an emblem of sedition for the North and holy floor for the South, ownership of fortress Sumter was once deemed necessary to each side while the Civil battle begun. by way of 1864, the castle, seriously bombarded through Union artillery, was once a shapeless mass of ruins, as a rule bermed rubble and sand with a garrison of accomplice infantrymen conserving its floor. subscribe to writer M. Patrick Hendrix as he follows the tumultuous lives of the boys who fought to manage what later grew to become probably the most respected monuments to the war.

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